Russian President Vladimir Putin joked that everyone in the Russian Federation has become virologists because of the coronavirus, but the opinion of true experts in the fight against infection is important, APA reports citing RIA Novosti.
"Today, I would very much like to hear the opinions of specialists. Therefore, first of all, I’ll give the floor to our colleagues, specialists in the field of virology. We now all become virologists, in my opinion, the whole country is virologists. But the opinion of true specialists is extremely important, therefore that we are our actions, I mean the actions of authorities of all levels, based on the opinions of those people who have dedicated their whole lives to complex and very important, responsible work, " V. Putin said during a meeting on the development of the situation with coronavirus infection and measures to prevent it, which was broadcast on the TV channel "Russia 24".